Nigerian Gospel Singer, ‘Mercy Chinwo’ named International Artiste of the Year

Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian Gospel Singer, signed under Eezee Conceptz Global which is also home to Judikay,GUC, Israel Dammy etc.

She has just been named the International Artiste of the year during The Sterling Gospel Awards on the 26th of April 2020.

Mercy Nnenda Chinwo was born on September 5, 1990 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. She is the fourth child in a family of five (first daughter). She lost her dad at a very young age.

She started her musical career by developing her vocals as a backup artist to musical projects by gospel music artists such as Sammie Okposo, Joe Praize, Buchi, Chris Morgan, and Preye Odede.

She first came to limelight after winning the Nigerian Idol Season 2 in 2012. A year after winning the Nigerian Idols, she landed her first film role in Yvonne Nelson’s film, House of Gold starring alongside Yvonne Nelson, Majid Michel and Omawumi among others. She was also nominated at the 2013 Ghana Movie Awards for best music, original song.

She has also been featured in many movies. This started a year after she won the Nigerian Idol Show in 2012.


She is currently managed by Mr. Ezekiel ”Eezee Tee” The management also manages other stars like Chris Morgen, Frank Edwards. Mercy Chinwo dropped her debut single, “Testimony” in 2015 dropped “Igwe” in 2016. In 2017, she released 4 more singles as a build-up to her debut album.

She has released songs such as “Omeka Nnaya”, “Excess Love”, “Jesus Oh”, “On a Regular”, “Igwe”, “No More Pain”, “Trust”,Akamdinelu,Bor Ekom,Chinedum etc.


In 2018, Mercy Chinwo won the Best Gospel Artiste at the CLIMAX Awards 2018. In 2019, at the maiden edition of the Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST 2019) Mercy Chinwo was named the winner in three categories namely Africa Gospel New Artist of the Year, Africa Gospel Female Artist of the Year and Africa Gospel Song of the Year (Excess Love). She just recently won Afrimma Award for Best Gospel Artist 2019

Her latest song Obinasom released on the 14th of February 2020 is still trending.